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CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1932
* Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg
* Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler)
* Germany presidential election
The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of Presid... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, November 9, 1932
* Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st election
* FDR inherits a troubled economy
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Roosevelt Wins by Record Plurality; Democrat Congress Also Sweeps In Under Evident Control of Wet Forces" with subheads and illustration of Roosevelt. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of 4 presid... See More
* Ulysses S. Great elected president
* Electoral College results
The top of the 1st column of the front page has the following headings: "THE PERFECT WORK" "What the People Accomplished on Tuesday" "Gen. Grant's Popular Majority Over 700,000" and more with statistics.
Complete with 8 pages, good
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, Nov. 9, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term)
* 1st report plus Civil War reporting
Page 2 begins with the historic report of the election of Abraham Lincoln for a 2nd term, with column heads: "GREAT UNION VICTORY" "Election of Lincoln And Johnson" which are headed with a graphic of the U.S. flag.
The text takes most of... See More
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, N.C., July 27, 1945
* Winston Churchill's upset defeat
* 1945 United Kingdom general election
* Clement Attlee & the Labour Party
* War with Japan near the end
The front page has a two column photo showing Clement Attlee with heading: "New British Premier" Also a two column heading: "Clement Attlee To Form New British Governmen... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1867
* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow
* Governor of Tennessee re-election victory
Page 4 has an article headed: "THE TENNESSEE ELECTION" "Governor Brownlow Re-elected by Thirty Thousand Majority" and more. (see)
Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.
* Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd)
* Civil War reporting
The entire front page is taken up with the results of the national election, with the top of the first column having some nice heads including: "THE ELECTIONS" "New York Eight Thousand Union Majority" "For Lincoln and Johnson--New England, New Yo
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841 A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on thew following day.
The first 1 1/2 columns are taken up with: "The Inauguration - Order of Procession" "Programme" "Regulations" "Lin... See More
NEW YORK JOURNAL, Nov. 4, 1896
* William McKinley elected president
* FRONT LEAF ONLY ****
This front leaf only has a banner headline: "M'KINLEY CARRIES THE COUNTRY" and more with subheads and illustration. (see)
Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), some wear at the margins and along the central fold with tape mend (see), more small tape mends on the back side, nice for d... See More
HERALD EXAMINER, Election Extra, Los Angeles, November 6, 1968
* Richard Nixon elected president of United States
The front page has a nice banner headline: "NIXON'S THE WON" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have in a California publication, the state that Nixon over the top for the win.
Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, minor wear along t... See More
THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Nov. 9,1844 The ftpg. has prints of; "St. Patrick's Cathedral, Prince St." "Saint Paul's Church, Broadway" "Church of the Messiah, Broadway" and: "The Brick Church--Presbyterian" with much detail on all.
Page 5 has an article; "Meeting of the Mormons Last Evening" as well s two reports which seem to insur... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, New York, March 6, 1865 Page 4 headlines at the top of last column about the second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln include: "INAUGURATION" "Our Report of the Second Installation of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States" "Scenes at the White House in the Streets and at the Capital" "Washington, March 4, 1861, and Washington, Mar... See More
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM , November 4, 1936
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected (1st report)
The front page features a nice banner headline that reads: "ROOSEVELT TAKES 46 STATES" with subheads and pictorial of Roosevelt. Nice for display. First report coverage on the re-election of FDR for a second term prior to World War II.
Complete with all 52 pages, light tonin... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1929
* Jimmy Walker - Beau James
* Mayor of New York City
* re-election win over La Guardia
The front page has a nice banner headline: "TAMMANY SWEEPS WALKER IN BY 497,165" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more on other New York elections. Loads of text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, irregular alon... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, February 15, 1861 The front page reports the ominous events which would lead to the outbreak of the Civil War in less than two months as well as reports on the incoming administration of Abraham Lincoln, with first column headlines including: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "Important From Washington" "The Report of the Conspiracy Committee" "N... See More
THE WASHINGTON DAILY NEWS, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961
* John F. Kennedy inauguration (JFK)
* w/ famous quote cited
* Best title to be had ? (rare)
Great to have this newspaper from the nation's capital with this banner headline: "JFK PROCLAIMS NEW 'QUEST FOR PEACE' " with a photo of John F. Kennedy taking the oath of office.
Not surprisingly being a D... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864
* Abraham Lincoln nomination
* American Civil War reporting
Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general electio... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793
* President George Washington
* Historic 2nd election victory
Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President.
History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of
DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., March 6, 1861
* President Abraham Lincoln
* 1st Inauguration - inaugural address
* From a future Confederate city
* Dawn of the Civil War
Printed on page 2 in this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city is Abraham Lincoln's: "Inaugural Address" which takes nearly two full column. In his address he tries to allay the fears of the Southe... See More
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862
* Jefferson Davis inauguration
* President of the Confederacy
* Map inside Florida
There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 4, 1964
* Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election
The banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON ELECTED IN LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photo. Nice for display.
The complete first section only with 8 pages, light toning along central fold, good condition.
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1860 This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital.
The front page has a report: "The Presidential Election" which begins: "As it has been currently supposed within the last few weeks that the i... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1939
* Lou Gehrig "The Iron Horse"
* New York Yankees baseball
* To get in Hall of Fame due to illness
* Baseball Writers' Association of America
The sport's section (page 35) has a small one column heading: "Writers Move to Place Gehrig in Hall of Fame" (see) Great to have in this famous NYC title, home of the New York Yankees.
Oth... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1986
* Clint Eastwood, actor and filmmaker
* Wins election for mayor of Carmel
* Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
The front page has a one column heading: "Eastwood Wins Easy Victory in Carmel Vote" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 23 with another related photo. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rar... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1936
* Abraham Lincoln original manuscript found
* Speech from his re-election of 1864
Page 14 has a one column heading: "LOST MANUSCRIPT OF LINCOLN IS FOUND" with subhead and large photostat of the original manuscript of Lincoln's speech on November 10, 1864.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the... See More
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, May 20, 1789 On pg. 2 under "Proceedings of Congress" are the proceedings the House of Representative from the first session of the first Congress under the Constitution. This Congressional coverage carries over to page 3 where there is interesting discussion from May 19 concerning the various Cabinet posts, including: "...the first obje... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8, November 13, 1932.
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election win
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "ROOSEVELT'S APPROACH TO THE GREAT TASK" with subhead and nice illustration of Roosevelt. (see) See images for partial text. More related coverage on pages 2 & 3.
Complete section 8 with all 14 pages, rag editio... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844 The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages. Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii (see photos). Also ... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, February 20, 1841 An inside page has business of the Senate which includes: "...Mr. Linn presented the legal testimony taken before the...judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Missouri in the cases of Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, and...other individuals of the sect called Mormons, or Latter-day Saints, on charges preferred against t... See More
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 21, 1937
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR 2nd inauguration
The front page has a seven column heading: "Aid 40 Million Impoverished, the President Pleads" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 4 with complete text of the inaugural address. Nice photos are on the back page. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements ... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1833
* President Andrew "Andy" Jackson
* Second inauguration - inaugural address
* Best title to be had - rare as such
Page 3 begins with a report of Jackson's inaugural noting in part: "Yesterday, March the Fourth...Andrew Jackson...elected President of the U.S. for four years ensuing...repaired to the Representat... See More
THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881
* James A. Garfield inauguration
* Inaugural address - uncommon title
Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9. Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later.
Comp... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 7, 1888
* Presidential election
The top of the front page has column heads announcing the election of Benjamin Harrison as President of the United States: "HARRISON ELECTED" "Democrats Concede It Unreservedly" "Some Votes To Spare" "Indiana Returns More Favorable for Republicans" "Michigan Still I Line" a... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 9, 1938 The banner headline announces a local election result: "OLSON LEADS, HAM-EGGS BEATEN". Only to be found in Southern California, the "ham and eggs" movement in 1938 was a misguided attempt to provide elderly Californians with a weekly pension (see the web for more).
Included are pages 1-12 pages only of 38 pages. Very nice condition.
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THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826
* First Jews elected in Maryland
* Judaica - Jewish
* Andrew Jackson
One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. ... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 5, 1921
* President Warren Harding
* Inauguration - Inaugural
The top of the last ftpg. column is headed: "Mr. Harding, In Inaugural, States American Ideals" "President, In His Pledge to the People, Declares Opposition to Entangling International Alliances--Radicals Warned".
Coverage carries over to pg. 2 with: "Th... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 5, 1889
* President Benjamin Harrison
The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "The Inaugural Address" "Opinions on President Harrison's First Official Paper" which has a bit on how it was received in England. Page 2 has much more lengthy coverage o the details of: "President Harrison's Inauguration" with subhea... See More
* George Washington elected 1st president of U.S.
* Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic)
Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1936
* German parliamentary election and referendum, 1936
* Adolph Hitler - military occupation of the Rhineland
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HITLER GETS BIGGEST VOTE; MANY BLANKS COUNTED IN; 542,953 ARE INVALIDATED" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition... See More
TIMES HERALD, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1953
* Dwight Eisenhower - Ike
* President of U.S. inauguration
The top banner headline announces: "EISENHOWER INAUGURATED" with a subhead: "Huge Throngs Witness Ceremony and Parade" with two large photos of the inauguration. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital.
The presumed complete issue... See More
LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Nov. 7, 1956
* General Dwight D. Eisenhower
* Elected president of the United States
The banner headline announces: "IKE VICTORY - WINS 41 STATES," with inside photos of Dwight D. Eisenhower & running mate Richard Nixon, along with additional detailed coverage. Nice for those collecting IKE memorabilia.
The issue is believed to be complete, b... See More
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, Nov. 7, 1956 The banner headline announces: "EISENHOWER WINS IN LANDSLIDE" with photos of Dwight D. Eisenhower & running mate Richard Nixon. Various subheads concerning the election. Nice for those collecting IKE memorabilia.
A portion of the first section only with pages 1-6 & 15-20. Minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Phila, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1976 Jimmy Carter Claims Victory, becomes president of the United States. The front page has the banner headline (with accompanying photo): "Carter Claims His Victory," with subheads: "Rizzo role: kingmaker," and "The sun shines at Plains." Additional related articles are found on the front page as well... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 10, 1922
* Arthur Griffith election win (1st report)
* President of Dail Eireann
* Irish Free State - Ireland
The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "GRIFFITH ELECTED PRESIDENT OF DAIL" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith.
Other news,... See More
THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1957 Certainly great to have an inaugural report in a Washington newspaper. The banner headline announces: "Thousands See President Sworn" with a large photo showing Dwight D. Eisenhower taking the oath of office. Various related subheads on the front page.
The complete issue with all 8 sections including the color "Inaugural Souve... See More
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln inauguration
* Inaugural address on the ftpg.
* Closing weeks of the Civil War
* In a pro-Confederate title
Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, wi... See More
QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, March 4 and 5, 1929
* President Herbert Clark Hoover
* Inauguration - inaugural address
A notable two issue set, the March 4 issue reporting Hoover's inauguration with: "Hoover Is President Big Crowd Gathers For Inauguration" & related subheads and a photo captioned: "Herbert Hoover". Pages 2, 4 & 5 continue wit... See More
ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, November 13, 1932.
* Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election
* Great portrait photograph for display & more
The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt with heading: "Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt Of New York, President-Elect Of The United States. (see) Terrific for displ... See More
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1841
* President William Henry Harrison
* Day of his inauguration - inaugural
* From the city where it happened - rare
A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harrison which happened on the day this newspaper was printed.
The first c... See More